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Open Studies Course Registration

YPS Summer Art Camp Session Four (7/26-8/6)

NCYP 104: Illustrating Stories, Pictures, and Words (Grades K-2) $370.00

Course Description

(Grades K-2) Using children's literature and picture books as rich sources of imagery and story lines, students weave their own stories individually and in collaboration with peers. Students draw upon their natural tendency to tell colorful and elaborate stories and examine the work of artist/author-illustrators such as Ezra Jack Keats, Mitsumasa Anno, Vashiti Harrison, Maurice Sendak, Andrea Beaty, and Eric Carle. Large-scale drawings, booklets, varied paper surfaces/techniques, and story performances are just a few of the creative ways stories will be recorded and passed on.

Section A meets July 26, 2021 to August 6, 2021
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Instructor: Trevor Weigle
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 116: Making Art with Dinosaurs! (Grades K-2) $370.00

Course Description

(Grades K-2) Come with us on an imaginary journey through the Jurassic period. Encounter ancient reptiles, prehistoric plants, and uncover fascinating fossils! Using ideas and experiences from our archeological journeys, students create drawings, paintings, and sculptural forms to create personal visual responses to what they have discovered.

Section A meets July 26, 2021 to August 6, 2021
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Instructor: Courtney Payne
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 160: Handbuilding with Clay (Grades 3-5) $370.00

Course Description

(Grades 3-5) Throughout the centuries, hand-built clay objects have served numerous purposes, allowing people to transport materials, store grains, protect treasures, and hold liquids. Students to pinch clay forms, use slip and score techniques to join pieces of clay, make even coils, and form even slabs. Using a rich array of clay techniques using air dry clay, sculpey and other sculptural resources available from home, students will experiment hand-built vessels, functional items, sculpture, and decorative effects!

Section A meets July 26, 2021 to August 6, 2021
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Instructor: Chelsea Lee
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 208B: Make your own Comic Book (Grades 3-5) $370.00

Course Description

(Grades 3-5) In this course, students practice the art of telling stories through pictures. Formal aspects of the narrative are applied by combining the written word with visual sequences. Students learn how storylines are developed, formats are considered and characters created. Observation skill-building helps students develop a basis for their fantasy figures, heroes, and heroines. Each student explores animation techniques and produces a comic strip consisting of several frames as well as a multi-page comic book.

Section A meets July 26, 2021 to August 6, 2021
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Instructor: James Travers
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 240: Draw Like da Vinci (Grades 6-8) $370.00

Course Description

(Grades 6-8) In this course, students step into Leonardo Da Vinci's creative mind and try to see the world as he did. In doing so, they will "draw like Da Vinci" and explore the lines of the varied ways can be used to experience and understand the world visually. Leonardo da Vinci's keen eye and innovative mind led him to generate countless sketches of his observations, ideas, and inventions. In careful detail, he visualized ideas and explored the unique qualities of animals, machines, plants, bones, and other man-made and natural forms through observational drawing. Students will use a variety of art materials in this course.

Section A meets July 26, 2021 to August 6, 2021
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Instructor: Joyce Anitagrace
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 279: Digital Photography (Grades 6-8) $370.00

Course Description

(Grades 6-8) Beginning with an understanding of compositional principles and the basic camera functions, features, and possibilities, students learn to create digital photographs. From a variety of prompts intended to tap into students' interpretation and experience of the visual world around them, students collect imagery in their daily lives, at home, and outdoors. As the course progresses, the class explores the Adobe Photoshop program as a tool to refine images and explore options in manipulating imagery for expressive purposes. Note: Students must have their own digital camera (phone or tablet camera or DSLR). Access to the Adobe Creative Suite is included for the duration of this course.

Section A meets July 26, 2021 to August 6, 2021
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Instructor: Catie Russo
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 300: Storytelling through Art (Grades 9-12) $370.00

Course Description

Grades 9-12: In this course, students develop storylines with vivid special effects and action sequences. By creating images intended to encourage viewers to make predictions the artist becomes a storyteller. Students look at and analyze the narrative works of contemporary illustrators to discover the relationship between the written copy and illustration. A variety of sources are used as a reference in developing ideas. These include myths, folk tales, song lyrics, special personal and memorable events, as well as narrative works by master artists.

Section A meets July 26, 2021 to August 6, 2021
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Instructor: Normandie Luscher
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 390: Digital Design for Fiber and Fashion (Grades 9-12) $370.00

Course Description

(Grades 9-12) Whether it be hand-painted or digitally designed, patterns can be placed on fabric, fashion, accessories, and wallpaper. Explore traditional hand skills and digital tools in creating designs that will be replicated on Adobe Photoshop to create repeated patterns that can be printed on fabric. You will be introduced to fiber techniques like dyeing and embroidery to enhance your knowledge of the fiber arts and your final designs. If you enjoy combining digital media with traditional hands-on processes, Fiber and Graphic Design will inspire you. Access to the Adobe Creative Suite is included for the duration of this course.

Section A meets July 26, 2021 to August 6, 2021
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Instructor: Caroline Creeden
Credits: 0.00